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RN-Registered Nurse- Oncology

We Are Hiring

Title: RN-Registered Nurse- Oncology

City, State:  Nashville, TN

Location:  St Thomas West Hospital

Department:  Oncology Unit 001

Additional Job Details:  Full-Time, Night

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Saint Thomas is the leading faith-based health care system in Tennessee and is a part of Ascension, the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system. We are committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable.

 

What Ascension Saint Thomas has to offer:

 

Power of Purpose:

For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It’s an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients. Our innovative spirit impacts and influences the community that we serve.

 

Culture of Teamwork:

We encourage diversity of talents while offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team.

Professional Development: By supporting our associates and their professional development, we ultimately enhance the care and services we provide to the community. Through this development, our associates find new opportunities for career advancement.

 

Compensation/Benefits:

Ascension Saint Thomas provides a competitive compensation package inclusive of a wide range of flexible benefit options. We support work-life balance through generous paid time off and encourage spirituality in the workplace.

 

Innovative Environment:

We are a progressive, stable company with 120 years of experience in delivering world-class personalized care. At Ascension Saint Thomas, we are actively trying new solutions to help overcome some of healthcare’s toughest challenges.

 

About Saint Thomas West:

 

Comprehensive Cardiovascular Program

Truven Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital

Truven Top 100 Hospital 14 Consecutive years

Kidney Transplant Program

Robust Robotic Surgical Program 

New 14 bed ICU in development in a 100+ ICU bed hospital

What You Will Do

This unit at Saint Thomas West is a newly renovated Oncology unit specializing in the Acute Care of patients who are at all stages of their disease process.  As an Oncology RN, you would expect to care for medical/surgical Breast or GYN oncology patients as well as medical lung and colon oncology patients as our primary diagnoses.  As a cohesive team, we utilize a modified primary nursing approach to deliver individualized relationship-based care.  Skills you would expect to develop with this patient population are blood administration, pain control, antibiotic administration, end of life care, post-op care & psychosocial support for patients and their families. We will help you to gain the skills to obtain your chemo certification on this unit. 

Responsibilities:

  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
  • Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.

What You Will Get:

  • Opportunity for advancement- All the leaders on this unit formerly worked on the unit.
  • Opportunity for Chemo Certification
  • One on One Education from a Unit Dedicated NP
  • Opportunity to learn Critical Care Nursing skills
  • Self-Scheduling

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
    • One or more of the following:
      • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Tennessee Board of Nursing or current home state license for multi-state license recognition "Compact State" obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required

Work Experience:

  • One year of hospital experience is preferred. 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status.

No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.  Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion. 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Saint Thomas Health participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 324915
Category: Nursing
Facility: TNNAS ST West Hospital
Ministry: Saint Thomas Health, TN
Location: Nashville, TN

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